|Ideas-Max Allen and Ted Nelson - Ideas|
Max Allen and Ted Nelson discuss the future of computers
Keywords: ted nelson; max allen; ideas; computers; future; predictions; IBM
|Alan Turing -- Groks Science Show 2006-03-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Alan Turing was a prominent figure in the development of the computer, and is well known for many important computing concepts, including the famous Turing Test. On this program Prof. David Leavitt discussed the life of Alan Turing.
Keywords: science; computers; Turing
|Computer Malware -- Groks Science Show 2008-02-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
As computers have become increasingly ubiquitous, so too has computer malware. How can we protect our computers from this onslaught of viruses, worms, and Trojan horses? On this program, David Perry discussed effective solutions to combat computer malware.
Keywords: science; computers; malware
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|Edge of Science -- Groks Science Show 2008-09-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
From killer viruses to the infinite digits of pi, science is continually confronting the unknown. But, what science uncovers may be unsettling at times. On this program, Richard Preston discussed journeys to the edge of science in Panic in Level 4.
Keywords: science; viruses; computers; genetics
|Digital Natives -- Groks Science Show 2008-12-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Digital technology has radically changed the landscape of modern life, but what does this mean for those born into this digital era? On this program, Prof. John Palfrey discussed the digital natives.
Keywords: science; technology; computers; law
|Quantum Computing Bamboo -- Groks Science Show 2006-11-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Quantum computing makes use of the unique quantum states of a molecular system to store information. On this program, Dr. Michael Hartmann discussed quantum information theory. In addition, Chin Ong discussed the agricultural merits of bamboo.
Keywords: science; quantum computers; bamboo
|Software Security -- Groks Science Show 2008-10-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Although computer software is a ubiquitous facet of daily life, the security of most applications leaves much to be desired. On this program, David Rice discussed the real cost of insecure software.
Keywords: science; geekonomics; software; computers; security
|The Information -- Groks Science Show 2011-03-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Information has never been more facile and easy to obtain, such that managing it can be almost overhwelming. But, how is information defined scientifically? And, what does the history of information tell us about its future?
Keywords: science; technology; information theory; computers; communication; groks
|Terminated -- Groks Science Show 2013-05-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The rapid increases in the processing power of computers is heralding a brave new world where jobs will be completely automated. But, what will the economy of a future dominated by computers and robots be like? On this program, Kevin Drum discussed the economics of a robotic future.
Keywords: science; economics; Robotics; computers; technology; groks
|Mindless -- Groks Science Show 2014-03-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Computer business systems have been designed to streamline and increase productivity in various organizations. But, have these systems been implemented appropriately? On this episode, Simon Head discussed why smarter machines are making dumber humans.
Keywords: science; computers; computer business systems; technology; groks